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Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

Kennedy Institute Set to Launch Bioethics MOOC

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics will launch a massive open online course on bioethics April 15. As part of the creation of the course, the KIE hosted and filmed six TED-style talks featuring KIE Director Maggie Little in Gaston Hall on March 17, 19 and 24. A MOOC is a[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Panel Talks US and China

Panel Talks US and China

The second annual China-U.S. Forum, co-hosted by the Georgetown University Chinese Students and Scholars Association and the School of Foreign Service Asian Studies Program, involved discussions on changes to economic and global governance patterns Friday in Lohrfink Auditorium. CSSA Chair Miaomiao Shao (GRD ’16) emphasized the importance of examining the[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Drone Legality Discussed

Drone Legality Discussed

The Georgetown Amnesty International and The Asian Studies Program held the second event of the Drone Awareness Project, “Drones and International Law” on Wednesday. The discussion featured Anthony Arend, government professor and the director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service, who focused on the use of drones since[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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McCarthy Speech Faces Protests

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was interrupted by protestors calling for immigration reform Wednesday evening, the second time a congressman’s speech was interrupted at Georgetown this semester. Three activists interrupted Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) during his[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

In the back of Mark Regnerus’ lecture on “the mating market” Thursday night sat a small but readily visible group of students wearing GU Pride T-shirts and holding rainbow flags. The group, representatives of Georgetown’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally community, attended the event, which was[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Former Russian Foreign Minister Defends Policies

Former Russian Foreign Minister Defends Policies

Former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov defended Russian foreign policy on Syria and the United Nations in ICC Auditorium on Thursday evening. “Russian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century” was sponsored by the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies. Ivanov referred to Syria and how the international community[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Although he is usually not visible when his speeches are delivered, President Barack Obama’s former speechwriter Jon Favreau took the stage at Gaston on Thursday night to offer insights into writing, politics and career opportunities. Favreau served as the president’s director of speechwritingfrom 2009 to 2013 before leaving the White House to work for consulting[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Workshop Promotes Innovation

To preview the Center for Social Impact and Innovation, which is set to launch in the spring, students and alumni gathered Friday afternoon to stimulate creative problem-solving and generate innovative ideas about social change. The workshop, “Ignite Georgetown,” was held in the Rafik B. Hariri Building as part of Homecoming’s Alumni College Day. Representatives[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Senator Tester Discusses Government Shutdown

While his colleagues in Congress spent the evening negotiating the looming government shutdown, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) spent Monday night in the Mortara Center addressing student questions on the same issue. The event was sponsored by the Georgetown University College Democrats and the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association. Tester took several audience[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News